Community Supermarket

IBIS supermarket stores are delivering essential goods and services including grocery items, fresh and frozen produce, drinks, health and beauty, baby products, mobile ...

Serving the community for over 100 years

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Careers

Careers

The IBIS stores currently employ around 240 staff (with 15 of its stores managed by local community members) and is committed to providing ongoing support and development through training programs.

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Corporate

Corporate

CEQ manages the IBIS stores and is committed to providing essential services with a focus on affordable quality food, along with a focus on the health and wellbeing of the people in its communities.

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Locations

Locations

The IBIS operational hub in Cairns (CEQ) operates 2 supermarkets, 16 convenience stores, a service station and a hardware store throughout Torres Strait and the NPA area of Cape York.

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Welcome to IBIS more than just a retail chain!

In 1905 Reverend FW Walker established Papuan Industries Pty Ltd. This was the beginning of the Islanders Board of Industry and Service (IBIS) as we know it today.

IBIS is the trading name of the Island Industries Board (IIB) a statutory authority governed by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities (Justice, Land and Other Matters) Act 1984 with obligations to:

  • provide goods and services to the Communities of the Torres Strait, and
  • report to the Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Multicultural Affairs.

As constituted under the Act, IBIS is governed by a Board of Torres Strait Islanders and specialist members and is managed by a Chief Executive Officer.

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IBIS Wins Premier’s Reconciliation business category award

Ibis Wins HRD Employer Of Choice 2017 Reward And Recognition.

IBIS has again proven itself to be an industry leader across several dimensions by winning the Human Resources Director Australia 2017 Employer of Choice “Reward and Recognition” Award.

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